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Re: Does anyone run VNC with 64-bit FreeBSD (amd64)?
- To: pete wright <nomadlogic_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Subject: Re: Does anyone run VNC with 64-bit FreeBSD (amd64)?
- From: Greg Lane <greg_(_dot_)_lane_(_at_)_internode_(_dot_)_on_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 09:00:05 +1000
- Cc: questions_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org, freebsd-amd64_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
- Reply-to: greg_(_dot_)_lane_(_at_)_internode_(_dot_)_on_(_dot_)_net
On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 03:06:46PM -0700, pete wright <nomadlogic_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> Did you try to build/install a 32bit version of VNC?
Thanks for the suggestion.
I thought about doing that, but there is still other essential
software that is not 64-bit clean and our entire group needs this
machine back up ASAP since currently we are sitting on our hands
doing nothing till I get it back up. If I had a spare machine
I could potentially spend some time getting this sorted. But
we don't have a spare machine, we don't have any money to buy
one, there is only me to fix it, and I have to get some real
work done.... the usual story.
> Also, if you are
> running a Unix like OS why use VNC? You can achive %90 of the same
> features (with less of a memory/cpu impact) by running X apps
What about the other 10%? We use VNC because it saves state
for those of my users who work from multiple locations, at home,
at work and some are even based overseas. They don't want to
restart up to 20 windows every time they logon. Remote access
in this form is essential for their productivity.
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